Las Cruces is a city located in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 74,267, making the city the second largest in the state. Las Cruces is the center of an agricultural region irrigated by the Rio Grande, which flows through the city. Las Cruces is also the home of New Mexico State University. NMSU is New Mexico's land-grant institution, citing more than 23,000 graduate and undergraduate students on the main campus and four branch campuses. The Organ Mountains are to the east of the city. Las Cruces has a city manager mayor-council form of government. It is the county seat of Doña Ana County.
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AOL City Guide - Las CrucesLocal tools, links, sports and people for Las Cruces.
Las Cruces & DoÃ±a Ana County, New Mexico, USABusiness, education, tourism, and education links. Calendar of events in Southern New Mexico.
Las Cruces - ViewbookIncludes city information, links and community profile.
Las Cruces, NMFeatures business directory, buyers guide, history, events and attractions.
Mesilla Valley NetA directory of travel, entertainment and business in Las Cruces, the Mesilla Valley, Dona Ana County and southern New Mexico.
Viva Las CrucesProvides area information with links and sells maps.